The Ford Torino Page
 

home | help | contents | news  

 

 

The "Codes/Specifications" page lists all of the VIN/Data Plate codes for the various options. Below are quick links to the various codes on this page. Also on this page are the body dimensions, such as wheel base and car length. To decode the Data Plate on the driver's door jamb, refer to the VIN/Data Plate Page and then use the codes below to decipher the specific information for your car.

Quick Navigation Links
[ Exterior Color | Interior Colors | Vinyl Roof and Stripes | Suspension  

 

Below are the exterior paint colors offered and the corresponding code. 

EXTERIOR COLORS AND CODES

COLOR CODE

COLOR CODE

Black   

A

Medium Blue Metallic

Q

Bright Gold Metallic

K

Bright Yellow

D

Medium Gold Metallic

S

Dark Blue

X

Dark Ivy Green Metallic

C

Medium Ivy Green Metallic

P

Dark Maroon

B

Pastel Blue

N

Grabber Green

Z9

Red

T

Light Gold

8

Vermilion

1

Light Ivy Yellow

2

White

M

 

Interior Trim Types and Options

The charts below give the interior types and colors for the various Torino models, and the exterior paint color that they could be ordered with. 

FAIRLANE 500 SEDAN AND HARDTOP

CLOTH AND VINYL BENCH

Interior Trims

Exterior Color Availability Codes

Color

Code

Black

3A

All

Blue

3B

A M N Q X

Nugget

3Y

A B C K M S 8

 

FAIRLANE 500 4-DOOR STATION WAGON

ALL-VINYL BENCH

Interior Trims

Exterior Color Availability Codes

Color

Code

Black

5A

All

Blue

5B

A M N Q X

Ginger

5F

A B C K M S 2 8

 

COBRA SPORTSROOF

CLOTH AND VINYL BENCH

Interior Trims

Exterior Color Availability Codes

Color

Code

Black

3A

All

Blue

3B

A M N Q X

Nugget

3Y

A B C K M S 8

 

COBRA SPORTSROOF

ALL-VINYL BENCH

Trims

Code

Exterior Availability

Black

RA

All

Blue

RB

A M N Q X

Red

RD

A B M T

Ginger

RE

A B C K M S 2 8

 

COBRA SPORTSROOF

BLAZER STRIPE BENCH

Trims

Code

Exterior Availability

Red

PD

A B M T

Ginger

PF

A B C K M S 2 8

 

COBRA SPORTSROOF

COMFORTWEAVE KNITTED VINYL BUCKET SEAT

Interior Trims

Exterior Color Availability Codes

Color

Code

Black

CA

All

Blue

CB

A M N Q X

Red

CD

A B M T

Ginger

CF

A B C K M S 2 8

 

TORINO BROUGHAM STATION WAGON

ALL-VINYL BENCH

Interior Trims

Exterior Color Availability Code

Color

Code

Black

9A

All

Blue

9B

A M N Q X

Red

9D

A B M T

Ginger

9F

A B C K M S 2 8

Ivy

9G

A C M P 2

 

TORINO BROUGHAM STATION WAGON

COMFORTWEAVE KNITTED VINYL BENCH

Interior Trims

Exterior Color Availability Code

Color

Code

Black

NA

All

Ginger

NF

A B C K M S 2 8

 

TORINO BROUGHAM STATION WAGON

PLAID CLOTH AND VINYL BENCH

Trims

Code

Exterior Color Availability Code

Black

AA

All

Red

AD

A B M T

TORINO GT SPORTSROOF AND CONVERTIBLE

ALL-VINYL BENCH

Interior Trims

Exterior Color Availability Code

Color

Code

Black

6A

All

Blue

6B

A M N Q X

Red

6D

A B M T

Ivy

6G*

A C M P 2

Ginger

6 F

A B C K M S 2 8

White

6W*

All

 

TORINO GT SPORTSROOF

COMFORTWEAVE KNITTED VINYL BENCH

Interior Trims

Exterior Color Availability Codes

Color

Code

Black

WA

All

White

WW

All

 

TORINO GT SPORTSROOF AND CONVERTIBLE

COMFORTWEAVE KNITTED VINYL BUCKET

Interior Trims

Exterior Color Availability Code

Color

Code

Black

YA

All

Blue

YB

A M N Q X

Red

YD

A B M T

Ginger

YF*

A B C K M S 2 8

Ivy

YG*

A C M P 2

White

YW

All

 

TORINO GT SPORTSROOF

BLAZER STRIPE BENCH

Trims

Code

Exterior Availability

Red

ED

A B M T

Ginger

EF

A B C K M S 2 8

 

TORINO SEDAN AND HARDTOPS

CLOTH AND VINYL BENCH

Interior Trims

Exterior Color Availability Code

Color

Code

Black

7A

All

Blue

7B

A M N Q X

Ivy

7G

A C M P 2

Nugget

7Y

A B C K M S 8

 

TORINO SEDAN AND HARDTOPS

ALL-VINYL BENCH

Trims

Code

Exterior Availability

Black

JA

All

Blue

JB

A M N Q X

Red

JD

A B M T

Ginger

JFt

A B C K M S 2 8

Ivy

JGt

A C M P 2

White

JWt

All

Nugget

JY*

A B C K M S S

 

TORINO SEDAN AND HARDTOPS

COMFORTWEAVE KNITTED VINYL BENCH

Interior Trims

Exterior Color Availability Code

Color

Code

Black

KA

All

White

KW*

All

Nugget

KY f

A B C K M S 8

 

TORINO 2-DOOR FORMAL HARDTOP

COMFORTWEAVE KNITTED VINYL BUCKET

Interior Trim

Exterior Color Availability Code

Color

Code

Black

8A

All

Blue

8B

A M N Q X

Red

8D

A B M T

Ginger

8F

A B C K M S 2 8

Ivy

8G

A C M P 2

White

8W

All

 

TORINO 2-DOOR FORMAL HARDTOP

BLAZER STRIPE BENCH

Color

Code

Exterior Color Availability Code

Red

DD

A B M T

Ginger

DF

A B C K M S 2 8

 

TORINO STATION WAGON

ALL-VINYL BENCH

Trims

Code

Exterior Color Availability Code

Black

GA

All

Blue

GB

A M N Q X

Red

GD

A B M T

Ginger

GF

A B C K M S 2 8

 

TORINO STATION WAGON

COMFORTWEAVE KNITTED VINYL BENCH

Interior Trims

Exterior Color Availability Code

Color

Code

Black

VA

All

Ginger

VF

A B C K M S 2 8

 

TORINO STATION WAGON

PLAID CLOTH AND VINYL BENCH

Trims

Code

Exterior Color
Availability Code

Black

BA

All

Red

BD

A B M T

 

TORINO BROUGHAM HARDTOPS

CLOTH AND VINYL BENCH

Trims

Code

Exterior Color Availability Code

Black

HA

All

Blue

HB

A M N Q X

Red

HD

A B M T

Ivy

HG

A C M P 2

Nugget

HY

A B C K M S 8

Vinyl roofs and Stripes:

Below are the vinyl roof combinations and laser stripes that were available for the Torino.

TORINO GT

LASER PAINT STRIPE

Exterior Code and Color

Stripe Color

 

Blue

Red

Green

Brown

A  Black

 

X

 

 

B  Dark Maroon

 

X

 

 

X  Dark Blue

X

 

 

 

D  Bright Yellow

 

X

 

X

C  Dark Ivy Green Metallic

 

 

X

 

M  White

X

X

X

X

N  Pastel Blue

X

 

 

 

K  Bright Gold Metallic

 

 

 

 

Q  Medium Blue Metallic

X

 

 

 

T  Red

 

X

 

 

P  Medium Ivy Green Metallic

 

 

X

 

1  Vermilion

 

X

 

 

2  Light Ivy Yellow

 

 

X

 

8  Light Gold

 

 

 

X

S  Medium Gold Metallic

 

 

 

X

 

TORINO

VINYL INSERT MOLDING

(Except GT and Squire)

Molding
Insert Color

Exterior Paint
Color Code

Vinyl Roof Color

Black

A B D M T Z 9 1

Black, White, Beige

Blue

NQX

Blue, White, Beige

Ivy

C P 2

Green, White, Beige

Brown

K S 8

Brown, White, Beige

 

TORINO

LEVANT VINYL ROOFS

(All Except Station Wagons)

Vinyl Roof Color Code

Exterior Color Code

Interior Color Code'

Black 1

All

All

White 2

All Except N

All

Blue 3

I V 1

BI Only

Blue 3

N Q X

B BI W

Green 5

M

I Only

Green 5

C

B G I N W

Green 5

P

B I W

Green 5

2

B G I W

Beige 9

A B

BGNRW

Beige 9

C

B G I N W

Beige 9

1

B W

Beige 9

T

B R W

Beige 9

K S 8

BGNW

 

 

CONVERTIBLE TOP COLOR

Convertible
Top Color

Code

Exterior Availability

Black

2

All

White

4

All

 

Suspension Components:

AXLE CODE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regular

F

0

2

3

4

5

Limited Slip

X

-

K

-

M

-

Ratio

2.33

2.50

2.75

2.79

2.80

2.83

 

Regular

6

B

C

7

8

9

Limited Slip

O

-

U

-

Q

R

Ratio

3.00

3.07

3.08

3.10

3.20

3.25

 

Regular

A

-

-

 

 

 

Limited Slip

S

V

W

 

 

 

Ratio

3.50

3.91

4.30

 

 

 

 

BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS

 

250 Six
and 302 V-8
Sedans and Hardtops

250 Six and
302 V-8 in
Station Wagons or
Convertibles plus
351 V-8 and 429 V-8
Sedans and Hardtops

351 V-8
and 429 V-8
Station Wagons

429 V-8 Convertible
and
Power Brake Option
Rear Drum
Front Disc

Brake Drum Diameter

10"

Brake Rotor Diameter (Disc)

 

11.3

Lining Material

Molded Asbestos

Lining Attachment

Riveted

Bonded

Lining Width-Front

2  1/4"

2  1/2"

2  1/2"

2.07" x 4.90"

Lining Width-Rear

2"

2"

2  1/2"

 

Total Lining Area (Sq. In.)
-Gross
-Effective

163.6
136.1

173.3
144.5

192.5
161.4

*

Swept Area

266.2

282.8

314.2

214.0 (Front)

Parking Brake-Type

 

Mechanical Application of Rear Brakes

 

*Size of rear brakes same as drum brakes, but vary with model option. 

NOTE: 
- Full-cast finned and flared drums are used on all front brakes. 
- Full-cast finned and flared drums are used on rear brakes of all station wagons and all models with 429-CID engines.

 

STEERING SPECIFICATIONS

Linkage Type

 Parallelogram with Cross-Link and Idler Arm

Gear Type

 Recirculating Ball and Nut Type Overall Steering Ratio

Manual

 29.4 to 1

Power

 21.6 to 1

Turning Diameter (curb-to-curb)

 41.8 ft.

Steering Wheel Diameter

 16.0 in.

 

Steering Wheel Turns (lock-to-lock)

Manual

 51/4

Power

 31/2

 

WHEEL SPECIFICATIONS

Type

 Stamped Steel, Ventilated Disc, with Safety Type Rims

Number of Studs

 5

 

Diameter and Rim Width

All Models with E78, F78 and G78 x 14 Tires

 14' x 5.0'

All Models with E70 x 14 or F70 x 14 Tires

 14' x 7.0"

All Models with F60 x 15 Tires

 15' x 7.0'

 

  

 

horizontal rule

Copyright 1995-2007 - The Ford Torino Page - All Rights Reserved

This page was last edited on 26 July 2007.